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Elena Simperl

Professor of Computer Science, King’s College London
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Elena Simperl is Professor of Computer Science at King’s College London, a fellow of the British Computer Society, and former Turing fellow.

Elena Simperl is Professor of Computer Science at King’s College London, a fellow of the British Computer Society, and former Turing fellow.

According to AMiner, she is in the top 100 most influential scholars in knowledge engineering of the last decade, as well as in the Women in AI 2000 ranking.

Before joining King’s, she held positions at the University of Southampton, as well as in Germany and Austria. She is the project director of H2020 ACTION, where she develops human-AI methods to make participatory science thrive, and the technical director of H2020 MediaFutures, where she explores arts-inspired approaches to AI system design to tackle online misinformation.

She has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in knowledge engineering, semantic technologies, open and linked data, social computing, crowdsourcing and data-driven innovation. Over the years she has served as programme and general chair to several conferences, including the European and International Semantic Web Conference, the European Data Forum, and The Web Conference.

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